Name: Samantha Irace
Role Model: Myrole model has to be my dad. I don't know what I would do without him. Hepushes me to be the best person I can be in all aspects of my life. Whetherit's school or sports, he is always by my side cheering me on to make sure I amplaying my hardest or doing my best. He is successful and hardworking, and Istrive to be like him everyday of my life. He has taught me everything I knowfrom working habits to being a loyal New York Jets fan. I can only hope that Ican be as great as he is to me to everyone I know. My dad is nothing but niceto me, and I am forever thankful for everything he does for me.
Teacher with the most impact: Theteacher that has had the most impact on me has to be Mr.Santangelo. He has beenmy softball coach for three years, and he has taught me to always have apositive outlook on every situation. Nothing is as bad as we make it seem. Inow also have Mr.Santangelo as my anatomy teacher. Even though I have only hadhim for a couple of weeks, he is the best teacher I have ever had. He makeslearning enjoyable, and I cannot wait to get into class and learn. Nothing isbetter than knowing that someone will be there for you in and out of school,and Mr. S has been there for me. He has been a great impact on me, and I couldnever thank him enough.
Activities: I amcurrently involved in FCA, Interact, Swimming, and Softball.
Future Goals/Plans: Myfuture goals and plans are to go to college and major in Sports Administrationand hopefully get a job with the New York Jets. While I'm in college getting mydegree, I plan on swimming because I'm in love with this sport. I can't imaginenot being able to participate in it.
Personal Quote: Youcan't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther youget.""- Michael Phelps
Name: John Leslie
Role Model: Myrole model would have to be my parents and grandparents. They have guided methrough school, and supported me in the clubs and sports that I have joined.Their advice to me is some of the most important lessons I have learned.
Teacher with the most impact: The teacher that has impacted me the most is Mrs. Ensor (English). Her Creative Writing class introduced me to many different poetry and story styles which I like to use when I write. I enjoy working on the Voices Creative magazine and C.A.S.A. meetings with her.
Activities: Theclubs that I am currently in are: C.A.S.A, The Great Books Club, Interact, MockTrial, and Voices.
Future Goals/Plans: Myfuture goals in school are being in the next Shore Players shows and playing forthe bowling team. After high school, I want to go to college to study art andliterature.
Personal Quote: "Talentis cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from thesuccessful one is a lot of hard work." - Stephen King